Exhibition of illustrations by Vladimir Sterligov

  • September 23 - November 11, 11 am - 8 pm daily
  • KGallery
  • 350 rubles (100 rubles for students)

For a fairy tale-like weekend, visit the exhibition of works by Vladimir Sterligov, a Russian-born artist, poet, and one of the students of Kazimir Malevich, which has recently opened at KGallery. The exhibition features a rare collection of watercolor paintings, as well as a book mock-up that the artist created for the African fairy tale Stubborn Baby Elephant. Never displayed before, the artworks depict the story of a small elephant calf that is too stubborn to agree with others. 

Annenkirche anniversary exhibition

  • October 1 - November 20, see the schedule here
  • Annenkirche
  • 600/700 rubles (400/500 rubles for students)

This weekend, Annenkirche is celebrating its 300th anniversary with a tremendous historical exhibition and a majestic pigeon figure on top. On the first October weekend, guests will have the chance to step back in time to witness the major milestones in the life of the church, from its pre-revolutionary era through days when it housed a cinema and a club and to the present. The event’s organizers promise a fun-filled celebration with activities for all tastes: historical installations, projection mapping, VR tours, Soviet arcade machines, and cotton candy!

Igor Tcholaria. Taming the Chaos

  • September 23 - November 7, 10 am - 6 pm (Mon, Wed, Fri-Sat), 1-9 pm (Thu)
  • Marble Palace
  • 500 rubles (250 rubles for students)

The Marble Palace, part of the State Russian Museum, presents a solo exhibition featuring the works of contemporary artist and sculptor Igor Tcholaria. Vivid and seemingly turbulent, his Taming the Chaos displays as many as 60 paintings, sculptures, and graphic works that reflect the author’s vision of life.

Medieval music concert

  • October 2, 6 pm
  • Palma
  • 1,200 rubles

Another time-travel event on our list is a medieval music concert. This Saturday night, all music lovers will get to enjoy a concert of authentic English, Spanish, and French pieces from the 11th-14th centuries in a spectacular setting, namely, an old mansion hall engulfed by the glow of numerous candles.